Jan 30, 2013 2:30am PST
get much sleep in missouri, arkansas, tennessee, kentucky as the storms roll through. they continue at this hour. they are not weakening either. over 200 reports of wind damage out there. only about three or four tornadoes. no significant tornadoes or fatalities. this setup was ripe for the possibility of that. these storms are rolling now through the louisville area. they have exited. nashville you're safe too. but eastern tennessee and kentucky and southern ohio, the sto storms are starting to move through alabama. and areas of yellow today still a chance of strong storms. damaging winds that will last for a half hour. pittsburgh, d.c., richmond, atlanta, all the way down through the deep south. you get the picture here. also on the backside, we have a winter storm through iowa and wisconsin. we're only expecting 3 to 6 inches of snow in des moines. high impacts today at the airports. it will be extremely windy throughout the afternoon and evening as the storms will roll through. d.c., late this afternoon. busy weather todayday. let's turn now to sports. two of the most visible at
Jan 9, 2013 2:30am PST
. louisiana, mississippi, tennessee, alabama and spreading into georgia. along with the warm air comes the rain and the clouds. we are getting drenched, so far two inches of rain from san antonio to dallas. that continues at this hour. that's where airport delays could be today. a picture perfect january day. chicago, detroit, ohio valley. more clouds today than yesterday. won't be that perfect blue sky. from new york to washington to boston, another great day out there. so let the good times keep rolling. >> thanks, bill. appreciate that. let's talk a little sports here, news from the nfl that will ratchet up the controversy for mike shanahan's decision to let robert given iii play hurt last weekend. a source says rg3 will have reconstructive surgery this morning to repair tears in his lcl and possibly his acl. he is expected to be ready for the 2013 regular season opener. yesterday dr. james andrews who was on the sideline during the game, tried to shed light on the decision to keep rg3 in the game. speaking to the "washington post," he explained coach shanahan looks at me and
Jan 16, 2013 2:30am PST
tennessee is the only democrat to vote nay. they're scheduled to send it to the president for the sikt. conservatives in the house attempted to tie part of the bill's cost to a across the board federal budget cuts. that vote failed. >>> this morning president obama is slated to unveil a sweeping list of proposals aimed at reducing gun violence as part of a package put together by joe biden and his white house task force. senior administration officials tell nbc news the biggest proposals include universal background checks, a ban on high-capacity magazines, anything that carries more than ten rounds of ammunition. the president is also expected to ask congo reinstate the assault weapons ban. as for executive orders, are the president's expected to seek aggressive prosecution for those who break existing laws. for example, people who lie during background checks. the white house will be joined by children from around the country who wrote letters to him following the newtown shooting. this is not the first time the white house brought in special guests for the backdrop of a major announ
Jan 15, 2013 2:30am PST
marsha blackburn of tennessee took it a step further, suggesting her party was ready for a government shutdown. >> we're going to look at all of these options. you know, there is the option of government shutdown. there is an option of raising the debt ceiling in short-term increments. >> would you be willing, if you don't get the kind of cuts that you think are necessary, would you be willing to go into default or to shut down the government? >> i think that there is a way to avoid default if it requires shutting down certain portions of the government, let's look at that. >> according to a recent gallup poll, there are growing concerns about washington's ability to balance the budget. 20% say the federal deficit is now the most important issue facing the nation. 18% say they are dissatisfied with the government. what's amazing is that people are now more concerned with the deficit and our dysfunctional government than they are with unemployment. the first time since 2009. >>> there's a troubling new statistic from the department of defense involving u.s. service members.